H.O. Woltz III

H.O. Woltz III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Woltz currently serves as Insteel's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and has served in various capacities with the Company and its subsidiaries since 1978. He was elected Chairman of the Board in February 2009 and Chief Executive Officer in 1991. Mr. Woltz was named President and Chief Operating Officer in 1989 after serving as Vice President from 1988 to 1989 and as President of Rappahannock Wire Company, formerly a subsidiary of the Company, from 1981 to 1989. He has been a director of the Company since 1986 and also serves as President of Insteel Wire Products Company, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary. Mr. Woltz served as President of Florida Wire and Cable, Inc. until its merger with Insteel Wire Products Company in 2002.